Watson, Teva Clash Over Seasonique In Fed. Circ.

Law360, New York (January 14, 2011, 4:38 PM EST) -- Watson Laboratories Inc. and Teva Women's Health Inc. sparred before the Federal Circuit on Friday over a district court's decision to grant Teva summary judgment of infringement over its patent for oral contraceptive Seasonique.

A three-judge panel in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit heard oral arguments on whether the lower court should have found that there were issues of material fact in the case and whether the relevant prior art undermined the validity of the patent.

The trial court improperly weighed the...
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